Books

Please Help A Pair Select a Title for a Geographically Distributed Agile Teams Book

I’ve been a part of geographically distributed teams since the mid-80s. I’ve taught and written about agile distributed teams for several years Now, I’m pair-writing a geographically distributed agile teams book with Mark Kilby. We’ve tweeted a little. We’ll be talking about our process at Agile 2018 in an experience report. We need your help. …

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Prags Have a 40% Off Thanksgiving Sale

The Pragmatic Bookshelf is having its annual Black Friday sale, starting Nov 22, and running through Dec 1. All ebooks are 40% off. Yes, all of mine and everyone else’s.  Including Create Your Successful Agile Project! Use the code turkeysale2017 to get the discount. Give thanks for books 🙂 Happy reading!

Pairing Improves Writing

I’m writing a geographically distributed agile team book with Mark Kilby. We have a 30-minute timebox each morning to write. (We take time off for holidays, vacations, travel, etc.) Because we’re writing together, we first had to understand what we wanted to write in this book. We created a frame and a story map for …

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Early Release of Agile and Lean Program Management Available

I have finished integrating comments from the early review of Agile and Lean Program Management: Scaling Collaboration Across the Organization. I decided that the book was good enough to release to the general public. I find it difficult to release books in progress. The in-progress part challenges my perfection rules. I also know that some …

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Hiring Geeks That Fit is Available at the Pragmatic Bookshelf

Drum roll please… I am very pleased to announce that Hiring Geeks That Fit is also available at the Pragmatic Bookshelf! I self-published the book at leanpub, and announced it over on Hiring Technical People, and have been writing about it in my newsletter for a few months. And, not everyone knew about it. I …

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